Heysham Bird Observatory
Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Limited coverage today to mist netting and vis at Heyshsm and Middleton
More tomorrow but the day included:
Whitethroat - late bird Heysham NR
Chiffchaff - 22 ringed, mainly Heysham
Blackcap - about 12 ringed
Grey Wagtail - just two over and one ringed
Reed Bunting - 7 migrants ringed at Middleton
Middleton Nature Reserve -early afternoon
House Martin 1
Little grebe 3 (1sp)
Plus this shoveler like duck, with dubious pedigree (MD)
Still plenty of dragonflies when the sun cam out. Brown and Migrant Hawkers plus Common Darters.
Very little happening. Shelduck numbers are starting to grow, 56 on Red Nab.
will sort tomorrow